Would-be shoe bomber Sajib Badat testified Tuesday that he heard terror suspect Mustafa Kamel Mustafa speak twice about suicide bombings.
Some clergy members have written letters demanding the museum change the documentary, which they say unfairly links Islam and terrorism.
Mustafa, 55, is an Egyptian imam who led a London mosque more than a dozen years ago. He is also known by the aliases Abu Hamza and Abu Hamza al-Masri.
Mustafa is accused of trying to create an al Qaeda training camp in Bly, Ore., in late 1999. He’s also charged with helping kidnappers in Yemen in a 1998 attack and arranged for fighters to attend an al Qaeda training camp.
Mustafa has pleaded not guilty to charges he conspired to support al Qaeda by trying to set up a terrorist training camp in 1999 in Oregon. He also is accused of helping abduct 16 people in Yemen in 1998. Four hostages died.
Commissioner of Intelligence John Miller told WCBS 880’s Marla Diamond law enforcement officials have no intelligence suggesting an attack during the trial of Abu Hamza al-Masri.
Counterfeit electronics are flooding the market. While the items might be more affordable, they also can be dangerous and their sales could help fund terrorism and gangs.
The jury began deliberations Tuesday morning after federal Judge Lewis Kaplan read the law that will guide them toward a verdict in the case of Sulaiman Abu Ghaith.
Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, an imam from Kuwait, delivered fiery videotaped sermons in Arabic that were intended to drive “more men to al Qaeda and its mission. Al Qaeda needed these young men to be its next generation of terrorists.”
The latest edition of al Qaeda’s English language online magazine labels urges its readers to attack the United States with car bombs and includes a photo of Times Square.
At a hearing Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan rejected a request by defense lawyers. They’d sought to call Khalid Sheikh Mohammed as a witness at the terrorism trial of Sulaiman Abu Ghaith.
A pair of FBI agents were the first witnesses called by the defense on Monday. The agents testified that they first met Sulaiman Abu Ghaith a year ago on the tarmac in Jordan as he stood beside the plane that would fly him to New York to stand trial.
The government’s charge that he provided material support to the terrorist group is based on the fact that when Osama bin Laden summoned him on the very day of the attacks to videotape a speech that would let the world know al Qaeda was responsible, he agreed.
The stolen passports used by two passengers on the Malaysia Airlines flight that went missing last week has cast a troubling spotlight on a major gap.
A western New York man convicted of terrorism charges a decade ago testified Monday that he met Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law when he first in Afghanistan intending to join al Qaeda.